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FOX News
Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
from republicans like congressman john fleming of louisiana. who says, quote, if president obama tries to use executive orders to challenge the fundamental protections of the second amendment he will face strong opposition. while the president is welcome to offer his ideas and proposals it is up to congress to address gun legislation and i urge president obama to remember that distinction. joining us now, a.b. stoddard, associate editor and columnist at "the hill." the there are a number of proposals that the president apparently is considering. what could he actually accomplish through executive action, ab? >> well, he is hoping basically to tighten laws, many of the laws on the books already, having to do with background checks, et cetera. that is not the power grab that opponents of gun control and the president's plans fear. they are not going to try to do any mandates or bans which is within the power of the congress and will require legislation and votes by both chambers. he is talking about, looking at tightening existing restrictions on the importation of guns from other countr
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
. here is senator john barrasso speaking on fox news this morning. >> we have a spending problem in this country. people all across the country know it. they know it in wyoming. families have to balance their budget every year. many states do. we do in wyoming. it is time for the senate and the house and the president to get serious about limiting our spending and specifically the wasteful spending that continues. >> reporter: earlier this week we heard from house majority whip, minority whip, i should say, steny hoyer, increased revenues, more spending has to be part of any debt ceiling deal. that is a sentiment echoed by the president on numerous occasions since he was reelected. republicans of course in the house are set to go on their retreat this week. their key objective is to find unity. that is the ultimate object tiff for the retreat. without unity and republicans are divided in house they stand no chance of blocking any tax increases that democrats are so intent on. jenna: we'll watch in the weeks to come, doug, thank you. >> reporter: okay. jon: new troubles for boeing
FOX News
Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
't think it'll get through the house. speaker john boehner says he'll take a look at what gets through the senate, but he's not making any promises. florida republican senator marco rubio on "fox & friends" this morning says the president doesn't understand the second amendment. >> there's a second amendment. i didn't write the constitution. it's in there, and i believe in it. and so if you are going to do anything that impacts it, it better make some sense. and here's the problem that i have. by the president's own admission, the things they're putting forward would have done nothing to prevent what happened, for example, in connecticut. i've got four children, i've got my own four children, and i'm deeply worried about this. like everyone, i was outraged about what happened in connecticut. i'm for anything that would prevent horrible things like this from happening again. but this is not about guns, this is about violence. and what we really should be focused on is what is creating this violence in our culture. >> reporter: republicans also blame the mental health system for failing
FOX News
Jan 18, 2013 8:00am PST
people to do is look, make a full confession. he did that. he wasn't a john edwards confession. he said look, seven tours and i doped. number one. you say, apologize. he took the hit. it wasn't a mark mcguire, half pregnant apology. i was under too much stress. he said it was my fault. i deserve it. he volunteered to help find better regulations, but he said i have no credibility. i understand that they don't want me to do it. and then you say, okay being be sincere. this guy could never be sincere. what he said my whole life was a lie. that is pretty brutal. jenna: sean, you're shaking your head a little bit? >> well, you know, maybe he was forthcoming. one thing the line was, i didn't dope during my comeback in 2009 and 2010. jenna: he lost those years, by the way. >> he was very emphatic about that. you know, the people with evidence think that is may not be entirely true. look, what i think was going on here, this was the first step towards making a proffer. what basically showing the government what he could say if they decide to drop charges against him or bring him in. jenna: rea
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